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Welcome to Broken Hill City Council

Broken Hill will be a vibrant, prosperous and culturally rich Heritage City shared with visitors from around the world. Council will provide high quality services and leadership to enhance community living and facilitate a prosperous economy.

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The wheelchair accessible swing in A.J. Keast Park
13 November 2018

Council invites Expressions of Interest from people interested in being volunteer members of...

Santa
12 November 2018

Just a few more floats are needed to ensure the 2018 Christmas Pageant goes ahead.

A photographic negative is held down on a light table
12 November 2018

Broken Hill & Outback Archives has been awarded a $12,790 federal Community Heritage...

2 November 2018

A selection of prominent and passionate figures in the fight for water will address the...

GOLDHEIST & James Needham: REALM Live Art and Music

Musician GOLDHEIST (aka Hester Fraser) and visual artist James Needham come together to present REALM, a collaborative performance project exploring the spirit of place. Combining their respective artistic practices, Needham will paint landscape, as inspired by tour locations, whilst GOLDHEIST provides the soundtrack, fusing her narrative songs with electro-acoustic soundscape. Simultaneously curated and improvisational, this spatially motivated 1hr performance will explore the spirit of place, and the different ways our surrounds can inspire and impact us.

Broken Hill Christmas Pageant

Broken Hill City Council together with Rotary Club of South Broken Hill join forces to bring you Broken Hill's favorite way to kick off the festive season - a parade of floats, vintage vehicles, and much more. Celebrate the start of the festive season by participating or watching as the parade makes its way down Oxide Street, along Argent Street to Sulphide St and then on to Sturt Park. The Parade will be followed by a Party in Sturt Park with community food stalls, children's activities and more. 

Council to trial ‘smart bins’ in CBD

The Broken Hill CBD

Council is set to trial new waste technology in the city centre with the installation of "smart bins".

Smart bins operate on solar power, and feature a compacting mechanism to allow bins to hold up to eight times more waste.

Council's General Manager, James Roncon, said the trial was being undertaken as part of Council's Smart Community Framework, which aims to increase Council's service to the community by utilising technology.

$1,761,000 FOR BROKEN HILL

Kevin Humphries MP presents Mayor Turley with two cheques at the Sturt Park playground

Media Release - Kevin Humphries MP

Kevin Humphries, Member for Barwon today announced $1,761,000 in funding to breathe new life into community and local sporting facilities across Broken Hill, through round two of the NSW Government’s Stronger Country Communities Fund.

The Broken Hill City Council secured NSW Government funding for projects, which include upgrades to playgrounds, sporting, and community facilities across Broken Hill.

Community groups benefit from ClubGRANTS

Australian coins

The Sturt, Musicians, and Demo Clubs have donated over $34,000 to the community as part of the 2017/2018 Category 1 ClubGRANTS initiative.

The initiative sees a portion of profits from poker machines donated to projects and services to benefit the community.

The Sturt Club provided $5,000 to assist with the renovation of the Broken Hill High School P&C Association Archives Room.

Funds available for the community

Australian $100 notes

Applications are encouraged for Round Two of Council’s Community Assistance Grants program, with $47,000 available to eligible organisations for activities or events to be held between 1 January 2019 and 30 June 2019.

Round One of the grant scheme saw 14 eligible non-profit community organisations take advantage of the grant money on offer to assist with the cost of providing an activity, event, or program to the Broken Hill community.

Some of the grants awarded in Round One included:

Parks and gardens crew to learn from the best

ANZ Stadium's Graeme Logan at the Alma oval in Broken Hill

Southies have long boasted that the Alma Oval has the best playing surface in Broken Hill, and their claim will soon be given further weight thanks to a visit from renowned curator, Graeme Logan.

Mr Logan is one of the most respected groundsmen in Australia, and is currently in charge of preparing the surface of Sydney's ANZ Stadium.

Council's Asset Planner Open Spaces, Jarred Paull, said Mr Logan's visit was a gesture of remarkable generosity.

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